National Guard

The term National Guard originally referred to a French citizen militia (see: National Guard (France)). The term is now used in many countries. Depending on the country in question, "national guard" may refer to an organized militia, a military force, a paramilitary force, a gendarmerie, or a police force:

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National Guard - Political Organizations
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List Of Oklahoma State Agencies - Executive Branch - Secretary of Veterans Affairs
... the Military • Department of Veterans Affairs National Guard • Army National Guard • Air National Guard • State Guard ...
Latvian National Guard
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Leonard F. Wing - World War II
... replace him with a regular Army officer, as was done in most divisions, making him one of two National Guard officers to command a combat division in World War II ... The other National Guard officer who commanded a combat division, Robert S ... the source of the claim that Wing was the only National Guard officer to command a combat division in World War II ...
Scott Perry (politician) - Military Service - National Guard
... Colonel Perry began his military career in 1980 when he enlisted in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard ... Cavalry Executive Officer, Task Force Saber, Multi-National Division (East), Bosnia Safety Officer, SAAO, PA Joint Forces HQ ...

Famous quotes containing the words guard and/or national:

    Faster, faster with no loss of ritual
    Stiff minions without banners, a steady guard ...
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)

    A good man will not engage even in a national cause, without examining the justice of it.
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